Rap Name Changes

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  • Mike Bigga
  • ODB
  • Andre 3000
  • Common
  • Shyne
  • Snoop
  • Jay Z
  • N.O.R.E.
  • Young Dro
  • Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion
  • Mr. Porter
  • J. Cole
  • 2 Chainz
  • Yasiin Bey
  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Young Jeezy
  • Game
  • Diddy
  • Kendrick Lamar

Common Sense to Common

Much like B.I.G.Common was forced to drop the "Sense" from his name due to a complaint from a copyright holder in the mid '90s. His first album as Common, 1997's One Day It'll All Make Sense, made a subtle allusion to his old name in its title.

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